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Banks told to report cyber breaches within 2 hours

Banks and financial institutions are now required to report security breaches within two hours of detection as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) steps up its campaign against cybercrime......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 19th, 2018Related News

Balance of payments swings to $2.7B deficit in September

PHILSTAR/KRIZ JOHN ROSALES By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter DOLLAR outflows ballooned in September to post its widest level in nearly five years, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said, on the back of foreign loan payments and at a time of a weaker peso. The Philippines’ balance of payments (BoP) position swung to… link: Balance of payments swings to $2.7B deficit in September.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Oct 19th, 2018Related News

Inflation may taper down in coming months — Palace

MALACANANG remains confident that inflation may see its end in the coming months despite averaging 6.2 percent in the third quarter of this year, according to Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. This comes after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported that inflation’s 6.2 percent average in the third quarter of 2018 is higher compared to […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Inflation jumps 6.2 percent in Q3 — BSP

Less than three months left in 2018 and Filipino consumers and businesses are bracing for higher prices, according to a new report by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas that also showed inflation sustaining its ascent in the third quarter......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Inflation may fall below 4% in 2019 — BSP

INFLATION could “revert more quickly” to below four percent next year given non-monetary interventions to boost food supply coupled with sound policy actions from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), a senior official said......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Balance of payments swings to $2.7B deficit in September

DOLLAR outflows ballooned in September to post its widest level in nearly five years, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said, on the back of foreign loan payments and at a time of a weaker peso......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Batangas repeats over Muntinlupa in MPBL

Sustaining their climb from a deep pit, the Athletics asserted their mastery over the Muntinlupa Cagers, 82-71, Thursday night in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Ahtisa Manalo flies to Tokyo for Miss International 2018

    Binibining Pilipinas International Ahtisa Manalo is set to to conquer the international stage as she flies to Japan to bring home the country's seventh Miss International title.     The 21-year-old beauty queen shared on Thursday a photo of herself at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) posing with a Philippine flag in an Instagram story.     Manalo will be competing for the Miss International 2018 title at the Tokyo Dome City Hall on November 9.           She also posted a snapshot of a simple note with message: "This is for you, Philippines."     &nb...Keep on reading: Ahtisa Manalo flies to Tokyo for Miss International 2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 19th, 2018Related News

Palace: No to PDEA’s surprise drug test for 2019 election bets

  Malacaang on Friday rejected the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct surprise drug tests on candidates for the 2019 midterm elections. Presidential Spokesperson Panelo said such test should be taken "voluntarily" and not be forced on candidates. "Well sa tingin ko, dapat voluntary. Kung ayaw hindi naman pupuwedeng pupuwersahin mo," Panelo said in an interview over state-run Radyo Pilipinas. "Kung wala naman talagang itinatago, magbu-volunteer talaga iyan," he added, noting that he believes Duterte will also turn down the said proposal. On Wednesday, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino floated the idea of giving drug tests to aspir...Keep on reading: Palace: No to PDEA’s surprise drug test for 2019 election bets.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 19th, 2018Related News

BSP clamps down on erring non-stock savings and loan associations

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is clamping down on non-stock savings and loan associations to protect members from wrong doings of their top officials......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 18th, 2018Related News

Balkman back to natural position as forward as Alab taps hulking Ramos

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas head coach Jimmy Alapag will surely miss having Justin Brownlee on the floor but having the 7-foot-3 PJ Ramos adds another dimension to his team.........»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2018Related News

‘Cost-cutting or snubbing?’: Lolit Solis alarmed over her talents’ ‘unfair’ taping sked

Talent manager Lolit Solis, in her latest online musing, expressed concern for her talents' "unfair" taping schedule, as she sought an explanation from ABS-CBN's business unit heads. "Gusto ko manawagan sa mga unit head ng Channel 2 Salve." she wrote today, Oct. 18 on Instagram. "Kasi napapansin ko iyon mga alaga ko ang taping halos once a week lang, kung minsan nga marami na iyon 3 times a month. Kaloka ha, nakatali ka sa series ganun lang ang trabaho mo, 'di ba para naman unfair, lalo pag isa lang ang ginagawa mo." (I want to appeal to the unit heads of Channel 2, Salve. Because I've been noticing that my talents are only filming almost only once a week, sometimes three times...Keep on reading: ‘Cost-cutting or snubbing?’: Lolit Solis alarmed over her talents’ ‘unfair’ taping sked.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 18th, 2018Related News

Roque says ‘stress’ of being Duterte spokesman made him leave Cabinet

The stress of being the official mouthpiece of President Rodrigo Duterte was one of the reasons why he decided to part ways with the administration, senatorial aspirant Harry Roque said Thursday.   "Sa totoo lang po mula nung ako ay naging spokesperson, ako po ay diabetic, grabe po talaga 'yung stress, 'yung sugar ko hindi naging normal," the former Presidential spokesman said in an interview over Radyo Inquirer.   "So sabi ko kay President, talagang health reasons, hindi makakabalik," he said, adding that he had long decided to run for the Senate.   Roque declared on Monday that he would be running as a party-list representative of Luntiang Pilipinas in ...Keep on reading: Roque says ‘stress’ of being Duterte spokesman made him leave Cabinet.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 18th, 2018Related News

Market unfazed as BSP says Espenilla to take ‘intermittent medical leaves’

Market participants say the central bank under Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. has been sending clear policy signals. By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. has extended his medical leave until the end of the month, adding that he could take “intermittent” leaves in the… link: Market unfazed as BSP says Espenilla to take ‘intermittent medical leaves’.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Oct 18th, 2018Related News

BSP chief Nestor Espenilla Jr. extends medical leave

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. has extended anew his medical leave as he continues to recover from early stage tongue cancer......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 17th, 2018Related News

Term deposit rates ease from record highs

Term deposits fetched lower yields as banks swarmed yesterday’s auction with rates starting to normalize after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) raised benchmark rates by 150 basis points so far this year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 17th, 2018Related News

Market unfazed as BSP says Espenilla to take ‘intermittent medical leaves’

BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. has extended his medical leave until the end of the month, adding that he could take “intermittent” leaves in the future. The post Market unfazed as BSP says Espenilla to take ‘intermittent medical leaves’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceOct 17th, 2018Related News

Duterte says ‘go and file;’ Roque says ‘I’m going where I’m happy’

      After months of speculations about his political plan, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque declaredon Mondayhe would run as a party-list representative under Luntiang Pilipinas in the 2019 midterm elections.   On Wednesday, he showed up at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) headquarters in Intramuros, Manila to file his Certificate of Candidacy - not as a party-list representative but as a senator.   Roque's decision shocked the public although he was initially widely believed to seek a Senate seat.   Wearing a red polo shirt, the former mouthpiece of President Duterte arrived at the Comelec before noontime with his ...Keep on reading: Duterte says ‘go and file;’ Roque says ‘I’m going where I’m happy’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 17th, 2018Related News

Back-to-back on top of ALab PH s goals

With a younger more versatile squad, San Miguel Alab Pilipinas coach Jimmy Alapag is upbeat as his team shoots for back-to-back crowns in the Asean Basketball League, a feat that has never been don.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2018Related News

BSP: Inflation unlikely to hit 7%

Inflation is seen peaking in October or November but will unlikely hit 7 percent, a member of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' policymaking Monetary Board said Tuesday. The Cabinet-level Devel.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2018Related News